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We love delving into the history of places where we are staying and this place has typical Lanna houses relocated and refurbished on this University protected site. It was great seeing how typical Thai teak houses were organised in the last century and the early...More
A very nicely presented small outdoor museum of traditional architecture. Nicely landscaped. Serene place. The buildings have mostly been dismantled and then transported and re-assembled here, i.e. original structures, mostly wood but also bamboo, cane and leaves. The explanatory plates are informative.
There was a...More
The Lanna Traditional House Museum is part of the Centre for the promotion of arts and culture, Chiang Mai university. Originally the Colonial House was owned by a British trader and now houses a small, but very interesting museum. The Museum in its entirety includes...More
This outdoors museum of Traditional Houses from different parts of Thailand was very interesting. It was not crowded and so it was very enjoyable and relaxing to tour. Lots of shade which helped with the heat. Helpful signage.
I happened to find and visit the museum on my way to Chiang Mai University. Being affiliated with the university, it is very close to the campus. As an outdoor museum, it consists of around 10 houses, listed and non-listed in the brochure. Some pros...More
These traditional Lannai houses are just a few steps across the white colonial style building named Lannai Folk Museum.
Authentic, unpainted wooden houses on stilts spread out on manicured lawn, surrounded by lush greenery ... Utterly charming! While my niece was busy taking photos, I...More
If you are interested in how Thai people lived in the 1890's this is a lovely place to visit.
Not a Dizney interpretation but the real thing. Beautiful old teak houses that real people lived in. Also well worth seeing is the "Colonial" house. A...More
We were looking forward to this museum and learning more about traditional Lanna houses but were a bit disappointed that the museum seems to have been mostly forgotten. One of the main buildings was locked up and we couldn't go in and the houses had...More
Took us three goes to find it as the TA map position is miles out. When we eventually found it we saw 8 houses that were traditional but had nothing inside any of them.
Only 40p entry pp but not really worth the effort to...More